[permaculture] Sust Ag standard moves intohighgear]
dickpiercedesigns at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 08:40:44 EDT 2008
a couple of entries from my list of definitions.....
- Leave it better than you found it.
- Pick up after yourself.
- Think of others - humans, beings, all living things
- Base decisions on their impact for Seven Generations
- A positive balance in Nature's energy accounts at the end of a
cycle - month,
season, year, lifetime, 7 generations. [analogy is your bank
-Air/Water are cleaner -More Water
-More/better Soil -Soil Food Web
-Biomass is increasing -More Diversity
-Less Pollution/Waste -More Efficient
-Zero poisons/toxins -More
- Adapt ourselves to Nature's rules/play-book/bounty
-Use Local Resources -Take just what you
-Everyone gets firsts, first -Cooperate with
-Live in Cycles - like Nature -Every output is an
-Expect/work toward joy and abundance with less
On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 2:03 AM, steveread <steveread at free.fr> wrote:
> I have found that there are vanishingly few people who can define
> sustainable, even those working for a really good future. Perhas we could
> come up with a really good one, maybe basing it on mollisons "provices for
> its own needs"?
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